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Breastfeeding Level 1 - June 6, 7, & 8, 2017
Tue, 6 Jun 2017, 8:30 AM – Thu, 8 Jun 2017, 4:00 PM EDT
The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit is pleased to offer the 20-hour Breastfeeding Course for health care professionals which is based on the recent Baby-Friendly Initiative Strategy for Ontario 20-Hour Toolkit.
Any health care workers/volunteers that provide care/support in a maternal/child health setting who are looking for education in human lactation and breastfeeding should attend.
What will you learn?
- Participants will be able to identify breastfeeding as a global health issue.
- Participants will have knowledge of the Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI), be able to give examples from the ten steps to successful breastfeeding in order to provide a foundation for policy and practice changes.
- Participants will be able to understand and discuss the reasons for the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes.
- Participants will obtain the necessary knowledge and skills to assist mothers in obtaining their personal breastfeeding goals.
What is the date and time of the course?
June 6, 7, & 8, 2017 from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
We will be providing refreshments in the morning and a lunch.